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Japan’s EventRegist raises $1.6 million from Nikkei

See the original story in Japanese.Tokyo-based EventRegist provides a mobile app for event organizers. It lets you announce events, handle ticketing, and collect admission...

Japan’s cloud-based logistics platform OpenLogi gets $1.9M for Asian expansion

See the original story in Japanese. Various instant e-commerce platforms or consumer-to-consumer (C2C) trading platforms, which an individual can readily make use of, have been...

Creww sets up accelerator with Panasonic for high-potential startups from the world

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Creww, the Japanese startup behind a community platform offering open innovation opportunities to startups, announced today that it...

The announcement I wish Nintendo would make

This morning I stumbled across M.G. Siegler’s post on the death of Nintendo, which he says has been “greatly under-exaggerated.” Like Siegler, I’m a...

Japan’s Open8, female-targeted mobile video ad network, secures $6.6 million

This is the abridged version from our original article in Japanese. Tokyo-based Open8, the Japanese startup behind a women-targeted video ad network for smartphone users...

Drone Japan unveils drone-based field data analysis service for improved rice farming

This guest post is authored by Sakahito Sado of Wata-ame in Tokyo. Wata-ame offers user growth consulting service for game and web service developers. See...

18 startups from around the world compete at B Dash Camp pitch arena in...

This is a combined abridged version of the first article and the second article. As seen in this year’s theme ‘change,’ B Dash Camp 2016...

Too early for check-in? No worry, Tokyo cafes offering ‘Airbnb of baggage storage’

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based startup Ecbo launched their on-demand Ecbo Cloak service on Wednesday, aimed at travelers looking to find temporary storage...

Moneytree, Japanese personal finance app, raises $9M to better serve corporate users

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Moneytree, the Japanese startup offering an asset managing app / cloud-based accounting soutions, announced on Tuesday that it...
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CNet Japan Startup Award nominees: Travel startups Asoview and Trippiece

This is part four of our CNET Japan Startup Awards nominee rundown. The rest can be found here. In the past few years, there...